Tag Archives: UK Supreme Court

Lloyd v. Google: Supreme Court rejects compensation claim

In one of the most highly anticipated judgments in recent years, the UK Supreme Court has unanimously rejected a class-action style compensation claim under the Data Protection Act 1998. The Supreme Court decision was handed down as a result of a claim raised against Google LLC (Google) by Richard Lloyd on behalf of four million … Continue Reading

The Supreme Court Reconsiders the Rule on Penalties

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom’s eagerly anticipated decision in Cavendish v El Makdessi and ParkingEye v Beavis had been handed down. With the rule on penalties laid down back in 1915 – the Supreme Court was left with a lot to reflect upon. The results? A welcome reappraisal of the rule. Click here … Continue Reading

UK Supreme Court upholds disclosure order to name individuals who advertised sales of international rugby match tickets

On 21 November, in Rugby Football Union v Viagogo Ltd [2012] UKSC 55, the UK Supreme Court upheld the Court of Appeals’ order for the disclosure of the identities of individuals who had used an online ticketing website to sell and purchase international rugby tickets at inflated prices in breach of the Rugby Football Union’s … Continue Reading